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Content and Instructional Strategies for Common Core Implementation


Proposal Submission Form


Over the past few months, the Winthrop University-School Partnership Network has hosted many conversations regarding how to collaboratively engage in professional learning related to the implementation of Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Considering districts vary in their approach to implementation, we have identified areas not necessarily aimed at teaching the CCSS, but rather addressing the various content and instructional effects related to diverse student needs. The Winthrop-University School Partnership Network is accepting proposals to offer modules addressing needs identified by the Partnership districts. Individuals or groups may submit a proposal to deliver a requested module according to the guidelines listed below. Session presenters will be compensated a total (not per presenter) of $200 for every six hours of professional development delivered (e.g., if the professional development runs for 12 hours, the presenters will be compensated $400).


Module Design

Modules should be designed to provide at least 6 hours of professional development. Session times may vary including after school, weekend, and during school hours. Delivery method is at the discretion of the instructor(s) and can include face-to-face contact, meetings via Polycom video conferencing technology, Skype and/or Elluminate sessions, etc. Regardless of delivery method, modules should be interactive in nature with participants actively engaged in “make and take” learning. Because the compensation for modules comes from the Partnership, instructor(s) must agree to:

Include a minimum of 20 and maximum of 40 participants with at least two seats reserved for each of the nine Partnership districts (Cherokee, Chester, Clover, Fairfield, Fort Mill, Lancaster, Rock Hill, Union, York) and Winthrop University Faculty. If district/university seats are not used by a pre-determined date, the seats may be open to other districts); and


Share module materials with NetSCOPE staff for posting in an online database for later use by module participants as well as others unable to attend the module.

Upon completion of the professional development, participants will receive an email to complete an electronic session evaluation.  After submission of the evaluation, the participant will receive a certificate that can be submitted to the district for recertification credit.


Instructor Qualifications and Proposal Submission

Instructors should possess the credentials and expertise to design and deliver professional development sessions. Proposals must be approved by the building principal (if employed at a school) and the district superintendent or designee.  Those granting approval are endorsing the instructor as an expert in the field associated with the proposal.  Sessions may be delivered by individuals or teams of instructors.


To submit a proposal, follow the guidelines found on the Proposal Submission Form. Proposals must be submitted at least three weeks prior to starting to provide participants enough time to register.  Opportunities will be posted on the NetSCOPE professional learning page at


Requested Content for Modules

The list below includes suggested areas identifies as needs by the Partnership Network – other content related to the Common Core may be proposed for professional development.  Proposals may address only one area or multiple areas for longer professional development sessions.



English Language Arts


Building Administrators

-Numbers and Operations for Grades K-2*

-Numbers and Operations for Grades K-2*

-Data Analysis*

-Algebra for Grades K-2*

-Algebra for Grades 6-9*

-Geometry for Grades K-2*

-Geometry for Grades 6-9*

-Probability and Statistics for Grades 6-9*

-Fractions for Grades 3-5*


*must incorporate use of manipulatives

-Literature Circles for Middle School

-Writer’s Workshop in the Elementary School

-Teaching with Information Text (K-5)

-Teaching with Information Text (6-8)

-Teaching with Information Text (9-12

-Integrating Literacy across Content

-Persuasive & Argumentative Writing (3-5)

-Persuasive & Argumentative Writing (6-9)

-Persuasive & Argumentative Writing (10-12)

-Integrating Language Arts in High School Science and Social Studies

-Strategies for Struggling Readers: Every Teacher is a Reading Teacher

-Increasing Classroom Rigor

-Designing and Using Formative Assessment

-Grading for Mastery

-SMARTER Balanced Assessment

-Assessment through Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy: Increasing the Use of Higher Order Thinking


-Creative Scheduling at the High School Level

-Co-Teaching Strategies

-Facilitating a Faculty of Reading Teachers

-Strategies for Time Management in Elementary School

-Facilitating Collaboration

-Leading for Change



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